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The Princes of Greenwood

“Bronwynn was taken from her home tonight, and unless we get her back soon, the people who took her are going to kill her!” ~Theodulf Ranig The Shadowveil scepter has been found, yet all may still be lost. Bronwynn has been kidnapped by a vengeful group of soldiers and thieves who are holding her life in exchange for the recovered scepter, Prince Edgar of Cynburga has been captured by Eldwigburg and will be executed if Shadowveil is not returned, and King Wulfgyth has disappeared on a dangerously foolish mission to rescue his son from behind the high walls of the most fortified castle in all Greenwood. The burden of success has fallen to Theodulf. He will begin to discover the unbelievable truth behind the war as he struggles to save his love, his prince, and his kingdom before time runs out. But with the real possibility that all will be lost if he ever fails, his youthful confidence is beginning to wane. With only six days left, Theodulf will have to recover his wits, rally the support of old friends, recruit the help of new allies, and overcome insurmountable odds to save Greenwood from an enemy who will settle for nothing less than absolute power.

The Power of Understanding Yourself

**Discover your true self and align your life journey around your core beliefs, values and perspective.**
Designed as both a companion piece to the author’s previous book, *The Power of Understanding People,* and a stand-alone work, *The Power of Understanding Yourself* provides readers with a blueprint for examining their true purpose and approach to life and a map for achieving greater personal happiness, professional success and self-awareness.
It explores personal attributes related to interactive style, diving deeper into the concepts from the author’s previous book, provides exercises for exploring how to connect your current life status to a desired future state and encourages readers to engage in a deep exploration of their core values, beliefs, mission and vision to become their best self.
\- Find the key to self-discovery and personal development
\- Uncover your true purpose
\- Use helpful exercises to reveal the best you
\- Develop strategies to maximize your potential
*The Power of Understanding Yourself* is an empowering tool to help you find your best possible self and flourish.

The Phoenix King: The Thunderheart Chronicles Book 2

It’s been three months since Aidan Rune defeated the warlock Edwin at the Battle of The Isle. Now, war looms on the horizon, and the last hope for Sortiledge rests in an unhatched phoenix egg. With the help of friends new and old, Aidan will have to journey through the heart of enemy territory to find the one person who may be able to hatch the egg. His Father. Along the way they will meet fantastical creatures and people, and learn to wield powers unlike anything they’ve seen before. But will it be enough to save Sortiledge?

The Petrified Flesh (Reckless Book 1)

Ever since Jacob Reckless was a child, he has been escaping to a hidden world through a portal in his father’s abandoned study. Over the years, he has made a name for himself as a finder of enchanted items and buried secrets. He’s also made many enemies and allies — most important, Fox, a beautiful shape-shifting vixen whom Jacob cares for more than he lets on.
But life in this other world is about to change. Tragedy strikes when Jacob’s younger brother, Will, follows him through the portal. Brutally attacked, Will is infected with a curse that is quickly transforming him into a Goyl — a ruthless killing machine, with skin made of stone.
Jacob is prepared to fight to save his brother, but in a land built on trickery and lies, Jacob will need all the wit, courage, and reckless spirit he can summon to reverse the dark spell — before it’s too late.

The Payback Club

*”Living well is the best revenge…”* Well, maybe. But when it came to a woman scorned — not to mention
*two* women scorned — maybe *revenge* was the best revenge. Thus when Joan Hoffman and Liz Savoie, both systematically dumped by the men
they thought they loved, worked out side by side at the gym one fine day,
they formulated a plan. A club, if you will. Why not go after *each other’s*
husbands? See them. Seduce them. And drop them…. The plan was simple. The reality, however, was complicated by pregnant
mistresses, embittered new wives, surly grown children — and then one
of the exes went missing. And the members of the Payback Club were in
for it now: Would they get even? Would they get everything? Or would they get twenty years to life?

The Paradox War Omnibus

When Desi, a twenty-something sci­ence gradu­ate, can’t get to sleep one night, the last thing she expec­ted was for the TV to explode, for her to get abduc­ted by ali­ens, or to get drawn into a tem­poral war that, some­how, is prob­ably her fault. Dur­ing her adven­tures we also fol­low the pro­gress of two other, com­batants also drawn into this war: One is Garner a half-fey, half-human wiz­ard work­ing for a mad machine-god, and the other is a mem­ber of a spir­itu­ally rich spe­cies of shape-shifting trav­el­lers, that call them­selves the Bul­mäs, but that Desi knows by a host of other names.
We follow our three adventurers stories as they weave their way through Time and Space, through alternate histories, into the realms of the inner-world of Faery and the outer abyss, and finally right back to the beginning, fighting a war that holds the fate of Universes in the balance. Combining Humour, Science-Fiction, Fantasy, Time-Travel, Pop-culture, and Mythology into a spell-binding roller-coaster.
This book combines the action packed trilogy and two short stories into one incredible volume.

The Other of One – Book Three: The Lythiann Chronicles

After finding his home in ruins and its villagers abducted by the infamous Shadows Guild, William returns to the land of myth to rescue them, only to make the shocking discovery that this is no longer the Lythiann he remembered. Nor is he the same person he once was.

The New Scramble for Africa

Once marginalized in the world economy, the past decade has seen Africa emerge as a major global supplier of crucial raw materials like oil, uranium and coltan. With its share of world trade and investment now rising and the availability of natural resources falling, the continent finds itself at the centre of a battle to gain access to and control of its valuable natural assets. China’s role in Africa has loomed particularly large in recent years, but there is now a new scramble taking place involving a wider range of established and emerging economic powers from the EU and US to Japan, Brazil and Russia.
This book explores the nature of resource and market competition in Africa and the strategies adopted by the different actors involved – be they world powers or small companies. Focusing on key commodities, the book examines the dynamics of the new scramble and the impact of current investment and competition on people, the environment, and political and economic development on the continent. New theories, particularly the idea of Chinese “flexigemony” are developed to explain how resources and markets are accessed. While resource access is often the primary motive for increased engagement, the continent also offers a growing market for low-priced goods from Asia and Asian-owned companies. Individual chapters explore old and new economic power interests in Africa; oil, minerals, timber, biofuels, food and fisheries; and the nature and impacts of Asian investment in manufacturing and other sectors.
The New Scramble for Africa will be essential reading for students of African studies, international relations, and resource politics as well as anyone interested in current affairs.

The Neuroscience of Mindfulness

Explore the benefits of a mindful approach to life Cutting-edge studies in neuroscience have in recent years proved what many doctors, therapists and other health professionals had long suspected: simple, repetitive tasks, performed with focus and attention – mindfulness, in other words – can not only quieten our noisy thought processes
and help us relax but also improve our outlook on life and protect us against a range of life-threatening illnesses.
A cognitive neuroscientist and a leading authority on mental performance, Stan Rodski sets out the science behind these remarkable discoveries in simple terms, and explains how you in turn can benefit from them. As well as examining the potentially pivotal role of mindfulness in alleviating stress and managing energy, Stan highlights the most effective mindfulness activities, guides you through quick and easy exercises, and shows you how to harness the power of mindfulness over the long term to forge mental and physical resilience – and create a happier, healthier, more compelling future.

The Narrowing Path

**In a world that burns up every six years, only the strongest, smartest and most ruthless survive.**
The teenage boys of noble birth are sent out into the city to demonstrate their wits and strength. Some prove themselves in combat, others display their empire building skills, still others attempt to kill off their rivals. Out of over a hundred, only six will be selected by the leaders of the great families and allowed a place in the Refuge. The rest will perish, one way or another.
Not only is thirteen-year-old Bowe younger and weaker than most of the other boys, he has no family to support him. He is expected to die on the very first day of the narrowing path. Instead he begins a journey no one could have anticipated.
This is the first book in The Narrowing Path trilogy. Bearing comparisons to Hunger Games and The Maze Runner, the series explores a rich medieval fantasy world with characters every bit as devious and bloodthirsty as the schemers in Game of Thrones.
Buy today and explore a world where death is just one misstep away!

The Memory Hunter: Special Agent O’Malley FBI

Special Agent O’Malley of the FBI is tasked with exposing a group of conspirators, involved in the assassination of an American President. To aid him in this difficult investigation is a new innovation, the brainchild of the quirky professor Wheeler and his funky, outspoken assistant, Samantha Pink. The memory Sweeper is a Nobel prize-winning breakthrough, in quantum technology that allows an investigator to transport a conscious mind, into the memory of a targeted brain.

The Lioness and the Spellspinners

Forrest can’t fathom this prickly, knife-wielding girl who so unceremoniously turns up in his family’s barn one morning. His life has never been this exciting. Karina can’t make herself trust the strangely hospitable villagers on this island she’s now stuck on, and when they claim they can knit spells into their garments, that doesn’t help. She knows magic exists, but that’s just ridiculous. And no one can understand why the chickens have suddenly started laying gilded eggs, or why the horse is talking in rhyming couplets. When the inexplicable magic goes from mere bad poetry to actual threats, when dancing becomes dangerous and the wrong thought could cause disaster, the only answers are in the past Karina is fleeing-and the only way to survive is for the knife-wielder to trust the spellspinner.

The Leopard King

**Proud. Imperious. Impassioned.**
Until three years ago, those words applied to Dominic Asher, the leader of Ash Valley. His family has ruled the feline branch of the Animari for hundreds of years, guiding the pride through perilous times. Unspeakable loss drove him into seclusion, a feral beast nobody can tame. Now he’s wrecked, a leopard king in exile, and he wants nothing more than to die.
**Fierce. Loyal. Determined.**
Fortunately for Dom, those words still apply to Pru Bristow, his dead mate’s best friend. She’s had her heart broken too, but she never quits. With the conclave approaching, alliances with the Pine Ridge pack and Burnt Amber clans on the verge of collapse, she’s prepared to do whatever it takes to drag their leader back, before his second can start a war.
At best theirs seems like a desperate alliance, but when their mate bond turns hot and fierce, there’s no end to the questions and the doubts. Neither of them expects to fall in love. But sometimes people don’t know what they’re looking for until they find it.

The Legend That Was Earth

EARTH FIRST! TERRA FOR TERRANS! They’ve eased our problems. They’ve raised our standards of living. Their science has shown us that everything we though we knew about the universe was wrong. And now the alien Hyadeans’ high-tech gifts and their flair for social order promise to make a paradise of planet Earth. To us, the Hyadeans seem a model of efficiency and clear thinking. But in Hyadean eyes, Earth’s culture wallows in imagination and dreams, artforms and concepts which would never have occurred to a citizen of their world. To some of the aliens, this demonstrates Earth’s backwardness; others are increasingly fascinated by us. But when a political assassination plunges his life into chaos, wealthy socialite and “Fixer” Roland Cade discovers the dark underbelly of the alien presence. Our government obeys them. Our economy serves their wealthy masters. And the CounterAction “terrorists” on the news are truly fighting for freedom for Terrans and Hyadeans alike–and one of them is his ex-wife. Soon Cade is caught up in a terrifying adventure that will take him around the globe, and a conflict that will threaten to destroy the world as it turns American against American–and Hyadean against Hyadean. Cade will find friends in unexpected places, among the agents of CounterAction, and among the aliens themselves. But he will also face deadly enemies closer than the ever could have feared. . . .

The Last Days of New Paris

**A thriller of war that never was – of survival in an impossible city – of surreal cataclysm. In *The Last Days of New Paris* , China Mieville entwines true historical events and people with his daring, uniquely imaginative brand of fiction, reconfiguring history and art into something new.**
*”Beauty will be convulsive. . . .”*
1941\. In the chaos of wartime Marseille, American engineer – and occult disciple – Jack Parsons stumbles onto a clandestine anti-Nazi group, including Surrealist theorist Andre Breton. In the strange games of the dissident diplomats, exiled revolutionaries, and avant-garde artists, Parsons finds and channels hope. But what he unwittingly unleashes is the power of dreams and nightmares, changing the war and the world forever.
1950\. A lone Surrealist fighter, Thibaut, walks a new, hallucinogenic Paris, where Nazis and the Resistance are trapped in unending conflict, and the streets are stalked by living images and texts – and by the forces of Hell. To escape the city, he must join forces with Sam, an American photographer intent on recording the ruins, and make common cause with a powerful, enigmatic figure of chance and rebellion: the exquisite corpse.
But Sam is being hunted. And new secrets will emerge that will test all their loyalties – to each other, to Paris old and new, and to reality itself.
**Praise for *The Last Days of New Paris** *
“Beautiful, stunningly realized . . . [ *The Last Days of New Paris* ] is a brief vacation in alien latitudes, a midnight layover in an imaginary place.” **\- NPR**
“A thoughtful, highbrow novella . . . Mieville’s self-assured style offers up a strong sense of humanity, while the strange Surrealist monsters give *Last Days* a fun and complementary mad-science component.” **\- *USA Today** *
“[A] testament to the necessary, progressive power of art . . . Both moving and disturbingly timely.” **\- *Newsday** *
“A novel both unhinged and utterly compelling, a kind of guerrilla warfare waged by art itself, combining both meticulous historical research and Mieville’s unparalleled inventiveness.” **\- *Chicago Tribune** *
“An extraordinarily original work that foregrounds Mieville’s considerable ingenuity and innovation.” ***- The Millions** *
“Hauntingly poetic, strangely beautiful, and erratically intense.” ***- San Francisco Book Review** *
“Dazzling . . . quite a feat.” **\- *The Guardian** *

The Land: Swarm: A LitRPG Saga

Aleron Kong’s #1 Best Selling LitRPG Saga continues in “The Land: Swarm”The enemies of the Mist Village are moving, the storm clouds are gathering, what are Richter and Sion to do???Crush the game, that’s what! More of everything you love in LitRPG: Powerful items, epic battles, awesome quests and in depth world building!What happened to Elora? Where is the swarm? Did the rock giant make Richter jelly? What are the colonel’s secret spices???Journey back into my world and find out! Come back… to The Land!